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Automation Engineer RPS

Requisition ID:  1277

Louvain-la-Neuve, BE

Shift:  Full-Time
Kind of contract:  Open Ended Contract



As a member of the Control Systems Engineering Team in the Radiopharma Solutions Business Unit, you will be involved in various lifecycle phases of automation control systems.

Challenges we trust you with


As an Automation Engineer, your responsibilities will be :

•Together with the architects of the team you will contribute to the analysis of automation projects and the definition of hardware and software specifications.
•You will be in charge of developing software by analyzing, programming, testing and putting into service related control systems while ensuring that project documentation is in line with the internal QMS procedures and guidelines.
•After the start-up of the systems, you will be responsible to provide high level technical support.
•You will be part of a “on call” duty for technical support to end user customers.

What we value


•Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Automation Engineering or in Electrical Engineering with a major in automation and control systems;
•A first professional experience as Automation Engineer is an asset (young graduates in Automation are welcome)


Other assets (not mandatory)


•Experience  in PLC programming  : Siemens STEP7 and TIA Portal, B&R is an asset;
•Experience in SCADA programming  : Wonderware Archestra, Wonderware InTouch ; B&R Visual Component is an asset;
•Experience in Industrial communications based on Profibus-DP, PROFINET, S7-comms, OPC-UA and other industrial protocols;
•Experience with programming languages C, C++ and Visual Basic is an asset;
•Knowledge of TCP/IP networking;
•Knowledge of VMWare environment (ESXi, Workstation);
•Good knowledge of MS Office suite;
•Analytical and critical mind, expertise in providing efficient solutions to technical problems while respecting the project schedule;
•A driving license (B type)

Life at IBA

Diversity is fundamental to our culture. We value the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives and talents they bring to IBA. We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work, promote diversity within our workforce, and have an inclusive environment that helps each and every one of us to fully contribute to IBA’s success.

The identity of IBA is characterized by a group of colleagues driven by motivation, curiosity, creativity, the desire to learn on a daily basis, by technical challenges and above all by a highly developed team and family spirit that makes the daily life smoother and more enjoyable!

By joining a team of about 40 nationalities and working on more than 45 different sites on 3 continents, IBA offers you the opportunity of a meaningful career with a direct impact in the fight against cancer.

We are driven by: 

  • Innovating in a cutting-edge technology environment
  • Developing professional and personal skills by learning on the Job; by participating in challenging projects; top class courses 
  • Evolving in a friendly culture environment based upon solid values (dare - share - care - be fair) 
  • Acting autonomously and belonging to motivated teams with good work-life balance 
  • Contributing to a company where sustainability, safety and well-being are key to our success

If you are passionate, cause-driven, you can make this quest yours by joining our dedicated colleagues and give your career a new meaning.

RadioPharma Solutions

RadioPharma Solutions - a more accurate diagnosis

IBA RadioPharma Solutions supports hospitals and radiopharmaceutical distribution centers in two ways: with their in-house radioisotope production; and by providing global solutions, from project design to the operation of their facility.

In addition to high quality technology production equipment, IBA developed in-depth experience in setting up cGMP radiopharmaceutical centers.

RadioPharma Solutions achievements

- More than 300 cyclotrons installed and supported worldwide

- Over 700 Synthera sold worldwide – the most compact multi-tracers multi-run synthesis module

- IntegraLab’s team of multidisciplinary experts have designed and installed over 100 customized radiopharmacy centers worldwide.

IBA RadioPharma Solutions website.

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